Lehigh Cement Plants Earn Energy Star Certification

Lehigh Hanson Inc. announced that four of its Lehigh Cement plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification for 2014. The company’s cement manufacturing plants in Leeds, Ala.; Union Bridge, Md.; Glens Falls, N.Y.; and Redding, Calif., all perform within the top 25 percent of cement plants nationwide for energy efficiency and meet strict energy efficiency performance…

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Lafarge Plays Major Roll in Midtown Tunnel Project

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Lafarge NewCem slag cement and Agilia self-consolidating concrete are playing a major role in the construction of the new Midtown Tunnel under the Elizabeth River in Hampton Roads, Va. When the tunnel opens in 2016, it will double traffic capacity between the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth, helping to alleviate traffic congestion and the resulting lost millions of dollars in time, productivity and…

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Toscas Selected as PCA President, CEO

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At its annual meeting on Nov. 18, 2014, the Board of Directors of the Portland Cement Association (PCA) named James G. Toscas president and chief executive officer, effective Dec. 15, 2014. For the past 11 years, Toscas served as president and CEO of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, and from 1998 to 2002, he was executive vice president and CEO at the American…

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Ash Grove Cement Appoints New CFO

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Overland Park, Kan.-based Ash Grove Cement Co. announced David G. Meyer as its new vice president and chief financial officer. In his new role, Meyer will direct accounting, treasury, internal audit, tax and information technology functions. “Dave brings 17 years of corporate finance leadership in strategic planning and capital markets as well as financial planning and reporting within a large corporate setting.…

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